From Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Hawke’s Bay, Auckland
News from the art front
awards, prizes and residencies
Artists on a winning streak
Future exhibitions and events
In my opinion…
Josie McNaught wonders why the TV networks aren’t going to Venice
Phil Dadson continues his tale of travelling on China’s Old Silk Road
in residence 1
Locust Jones stays in a historic gold rush town in New South Wales
Leading British artist Sarah Lucas makes work for the Auckland Arts Festival
in residence 2
Kim Meek marvels at the arts and crafts culture if Taiwan’s capital, Taipei
Around the galleries
Art takes centre stage
With seven new galleries from Australia and New Zealand added to the programme this year, the 2011 Auckland Art Fair promises to be a highlight of the arts calendar. Dan Chappell reports.
When the dust settles
After the February earthquake many Christchurch artists and dealers lost artworks and spaces. Virginia Were talks to some of those who were affected and finds out what lies ahead.
Michael Parekowhai’s work representing New Zealand at the 54th Venice Biennale is bold, poetic and performative. Sue Gardiner reports.
Reinventing the domestic
Heather Galbraith visits an extraordinary collaborative installation by Francis Upritchard, Karl Fritsch, Martino Gamper and others at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
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